Uses Education

Environmental education is critical

Environmental education is critical for the long term sustainability of biodiversity. Creating an environmental awareness through participation in wildlife mapping will help to develop a society that can make informed decisions about our future.

It is in reasingly important for all American students to become sophisticated thinkers of science. The BioKIDS/DeepThink research group is engaged in educational research to improve science learning in high-poverty, urban, elementary and middle school classrooms, with particular focus on the Detroit Public Schools.

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Further Reading

Cynthia Sims Parr, Tricia Jones and Nancy Butler Songer. CyberTracker in BioKIDS: Customization of a PDA-based scientific data collection application for inquiry learning. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.